Apple’s new deal with Amazon Prime video is a game changer: Tae Kim- Tempemail

Read Article What was once sacrosanct is no more. Apple Inc seems to have blinked. Late Wednesday, Bloomberg News reported that Apple as relaxed its rules requiring a 30% cut for any content sold inside video apps on its iOS platform. The tech giant said its program allows “premium subscription video” providers the ability Continue Reading

ASD issues warning over cheap and nasty video conferencing – Cloud – Networking – Security – Software – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The Australian Signals Directorate has issued an urgent warning to businesses over the use of insecure videoconferencing apps as the use of free or cheap products explodes due to millions of Australians working from home. The diligently product-agnostic advisory comes as desperate corporate staff separated from their work networks or Continue Reading

Video chat app Houseparty offers US$1 million reward over hacking claims – Finance – Strategy- Tempemail

Group video chat app Houseparty offered a reward of US$1 million for evidence of what it said was a smear campaign against the company as it fought to quash claims that the app was stealing data from others installed on the same smartphone. Hundreds of tweets have surfaced in the Continue Reading

Couple live-streams wedding during coronavirus lockdown – video | World news- Tempemail

A ban on weddings, and other public events did not deter one couple from ‘tying the knot’ in Slough over the weekend. While it wasn’t a legally recognised ceremony, David Howell and Brenda Rolfe made vows to each other in front of their pastor who appeared on a YouTube live Continue Reading

Now’s the time – 15 epic video games for the socially isolated | Games

It’s a popular refrain among video game players of a certain age. In our early 20s, we could spend whole days immersed in epic role-playing video games, sacrificing months to the demands of the latest Final Fantasy or Dragon Quest adventure. But, in our 30s and 40s, we’re lucky to Continue Reading

Home-bound users fume as video apps do not sync with TVs – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Kat Volpe laid out an exercise mat and tried to sync her iPhone with her big screen TV for a fitness class webcast on Instagram last week during New York’s coronavirus lockdown. But the popular app is incompatible with Google’s Chromecast TV-plugin device which is remote controlled from a phone Continue Reading

What’s the best tablet for video calling grandma? | Technology

I want to get my grandma a tablet for easy video calling. She is elderly and needs to self-isolate, and she is already quite isolated after the recent death of her husband. I am not sure which tablet or which program to use. She isn’t very computer literate. This new Continue Reading

What’s next for Houseparty, the social video app for the social distancing age?- Tempemail

‘Download Houseparty!’ is the ‘add me on Insta?’ of March 2020 – the social call to action of an international society living through isolation. While Zoom has emerged as the video conferencing system du jour for the 9-5 crowd (as well as the ‘Zoomers’), Houseparty has claimed the happy hour Continue Reading

COVID19 impact: EnableX offers Free Usage of Video Conferencing Solution- Tempemail

Read Article To support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, EnableX.io, a Communication-Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) player, announced that the EnableX Video Meeting and Collaboration solution will be made available for free to help enterprises across Asia stay engaged with their employees. In this period, companies are looking to protect their employees’ wellbeing, Continue Reading

Amazon Prime Video to cut streaming bitrates to manage network congestion amid higher consumption- Tempemail

Read Article Amazon Prime Video has begun efforts to reduce streaming bitrates to help mitigate network congestion amid higher consumption as various cities in the country are in lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus. Bitrate usually determines the size and quality of video and audio files. Higher bitrate indicates Continue Reading